Crime

Attorney General’s CyberCrime Unit Arrests Two Clay County Men for Possession of Child Pornography

Attorney General Bill McCollum today announced that two  Clay County men have been taken into custody and will each be charged with  multiple counts of possession of child pornography. Derek A. Lee and his  stepson, Jeffrey D. McMillan, were both arrested this morning by law  enforcement with the Attorney General’s CyberCrime Unit after  investigators discovered the two men had numerous images of child  pornography in his possession. The FBI, U.S. Immigration and Customs  Enforcement, and the Clay County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the arrest.

Felons Use Craig's List to Target Victims

Felons Use Craig's List to Target Victims

The Clay County Sheriff's Office General Investigations Unit would like to bring a pair of arrests to your attention  The booking photos are related to several cases worked by our agency that involve victims targeted through Craig's List.  The various victims met the suspect(s) in person in Clay County and were either robbed or defrauded.  In the case of the robbery, the victim was injured as he attempted to retrieve his stolen phone from the suspect's moving vehicle.  In the cases involving schemes to defraud, the victims opened the sealed cell phone boxes only to find packing materials and junk items used to create weight - but no new phone.

809 Area Code Scam

A community member wrote us today about returning calls to the area code 809. The community member claims she actually received a call last week from the 809 area code. A woman called and said, “Hey, this is Karen. Sorry I missed you- get back to us quickly. I have something important to tell you.” Then she repeated a phone number beginning with 809.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Youth Art Contest

Hubbard House announced September 20th the launch of its first-ever Domestic Violence Awareness Month Youth Art Contest in an effort to raise awareness about domestic violence among youth.

The contest, open to youth ages 5-12 living in Northeast Florida, runs from Sept. 20 through Oct. 21 and highlights Hubbard House’s newest prevention program WAVE (Working Against Violence Every day, Everywhere, Every time). The program teaches youth healthy relationship skills before abuse occurs, how to identify and prevent bullying and helps them gain a better understanding of how violence affects their lives.